Learners will complete a project in each course. Along the way, you will analyze a health system, propose a primary health care intervention, develop a community health worker training plan, propose a humanitarian intervention, analyze a community undergoing change, perform a health belief assessment, and prepare a country profile for use during travel.
Spécialisation Foundations of Global Health
Build skills to improve health & save lives. Learn foundational building blocks of humanitarian program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
À propos de cette Spécialisation
This specialization is intended for people working or aspiring to work in global health programming. You will learn the foundational building blocks of effective program planning, implementation, and evaluation in a variety of settings, including low- and middle-income countries and humanitarian crises.
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Vue d'ensemble des projets
- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
Understanding and Strengthening Health SystemsSession à venir : May 28
À propos du coursWelcome to our course on Understanding and Strengthening Health Systems for Global Health. During the course we will provide you with an overview of the main elements or building blocks of a health system based on the World Health Organization’s g
Public Health in Humanitarian CrisesSession en cours : May 21
- 5 weeks, 2-3 hours per week
À propos du coursThis course introduces a set of public health problems experienced by people affected by natural disasters and/or conflict. It discusses the many changes in people’s lives when they are uprooted by a disaster, ranging from changes in disease patterns, a
International Travel Preparation, Safety, & WellnessSession à venir : Jun 4
- 4 weeks of study, 2 hours per week
À propos du coursWhether you've traveled before or not, living and working overseas can be challenging. Learn how best to prepare and make the most of your time internationally. This course will prepare you to work and live overseas. It explores the epidemiology o
Health for All Through Primary Health CareSession à venir : Jun 10
- 12-15 hours
À propos du coursThis course explores why primary health care is central for achieving Health for All. It provides examples of how primary health care has been instrumental in approaching this goal in selected populations and how the principles of primary health care c
Diagnosing Health Behaviors for Global Health ProgramsSession en cours : May 21
À propos du coursHealth behavior lies at the core of any successful public health intervention. While we will examine the behavior of individual in depth in this course, we also recognize by way of the Ecological Model that individual behavior is encouraged or constraine
Community Change in Public HealthSession à venir : Jun 11
- 5 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
À propos du coursIn bringing about behavior change in public health, we often focus on the individual mother, student, or farmer. We should not forget the community structure and norms constrain for encouraging individual health behaviors. This course exam
Training and Learning Programs for Volunteer Community Health WorkersSession à venir : Jun 4
- 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours per week
À propos du coursVolunteer community health workers (CHWs) are a major strategy for increasing access to and coverage of basic health interventions. Our village health worker training course reviews the process of training and continuing education of CHWs as an i
Gilbert Burnham, MD
William Brieger, DrPH
Professor, Health Systems Program of the Department of International Health
Dr. Henry Perry, MD, PhD, MPH
Senior Scientist, International Health
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